Month: February 2017

February 21: Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research “Censorship in the GDR”

ALL WELCOME!!   Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research Censorship under Communism: Institutions and Agents of Control in Literary Communication in the German Democratic Republic   First Workshop Manchester 21 February 2017 10.30am – 5pm Venue: C138, Ellen Wilkinson Building (Meeting Room HCRI)     10.30 Alison Lewis and Steve Parker: Introduction to the Project 10.45 Alison Lewis:[…]

Toni Erdmann (2016) in cinemas in Liverpool, Manchester and Lancaster

“If you feel there’s no space in your life for a 162-minute German comedy, make room.” The Daily Telegraph Winfried (Simonischek) is a divorced retiree who delights in persistent pranks and impersonations that alienate everyone in his German suburb. He is also estranged from his daughter, Ines (Sandra Hüller), a high-ranking management consultant who is[…]

22 February: The Poetry in Translation Launch Event at the University of Liverpool

The Poetry in Translation Launch Event for Centres of Cataclysm and Currently & Emotion: Translations takes place on Wednesday 22 February at 5:30 pm in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Centres of Cataclysm is a testimony to diversity of voices, celebrating 50 years of Modern Poetry in translation. Currently & Emotion foregrounds the[…]

February 21: German poet Jan Wagner at the University of Liverpool

German poet Jan Wagner will give a lecture in English at 6pm on Tuesday 21 February in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Jan Wagner is on of the outstanding German poets of our time. In his lecture, he will look at influence and the exchange of poetic ideas across borders. Wagner[…]

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